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‘Arachne’s Web’- Vinny Stapley

My work about strong women has prompted me to rediscover the histories of ordinary women who, despite abuse, trials and ordeals, strived to survive and protect their families against all odds. To honour them I have created icons, sometimes portraits, sometimes symbolic objects, within precious embroidered frames, to represent them.  Fragile and delicate Webs, made […]

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Stitching with others

Stitching can be a very solitary practice – not necessarily in a bad way. It can be very pleasant to spend some time whether it be half an hour or a whole day (very rare), sitting and sewing and thinking. Or sewing while listening to the radio or a podcast, as noted in a previous […]

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